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Full Time CNA

Buckner Villas Austin Full-Time
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TITLE:                       Certified Nurse Assistant/ Shift Needed 7am-3pm,3pm-11pm & 11pm-7am




DEPARTMENT:         Nursing


REPORTS TO:          Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, & Charge Nurse


SUPERVISES:           N/A


STATUS:                    Non-Exempt




FUNCTIONS:             Responsible for providing physical and emotional support, assistance for activities of daily living for residents, to promote the greatest functional level possible.



NOTE:  Some descriptions may have more specific duties and/or goals and objectives attached to this form.  Such attachments normally reflect unique aspects of specific locations, shifts, departments, etc.


  1. Make frequent resident rounds on a regular basis to check the physical comfort,   safety, and cleanliness of residents.

  2. Maintain compliance with Buckner policies and procedures.  Maintain compliance with all regulatory requirements, state and federal laws.

  3. Assist with the appropriate implementation of the prescribed health care plan.

  4. Provide excellent, safe services in care and treatment including: bathing; feeding; oral care; intake of food; dressing; care of hair, nails; moving residents from area to area; responding to calls, etc.

  5. Provide for client’s personal hygiene: give bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves; assist with showers.

  6. Perform I&O; checks vital signs and weight; perform sugar and acetone urine testing, specimen collection and post-mortem care.

  7. Provide for Activities of Daily Living: assist with meals and feed patients; ambulate, turn and position patients; provide fresh water and nourishment between meals.

  8. Provide for comfort needs of clients.

  9. Immediately detect, correct or report situations that have a possibility of causing accidents or injuries to resident or others.

  10. Observe and immediately report resident reactions and changes in condition; take and record vital signs, as required; report observations of patients to nurse caring for the client to ensure professional assessment.

  11. Maintain a safe and attractive environment for clients and co-workers; safely transport patients and equipment as appropriate.

  12. Instill confidence in the client by maintaining a neat and professional appearance and performing duties in a competent and caring manner.

  13. Utilize resources and materials in an efficient and safe manner.

  14. Promptly answer all patients’ call lights and requests.

  15. Safely lift and reposition residents as necessary.

  16. Professionally intervene in resident disputes or disruptive behavior, if necessary, to maintain proper facility harmony and resident safety; report such occasions to charge nurse immediately.

  17. Communicate with family in a friendly, congenial manner; refer to Charge Nurse for medical status reports.

  18. Participate in in-service training.

  19. Work schedules, assignments and units as requested by the facility to meet business needs.

  20. Show dependability by being punctual; maintain consistent attendance.

  21. Work as a team member in the delivery of care; maintain good working relationship among all nursing-unit personnel and other hospital employees through appropriate communication.

  22. Accept reassignment as needed to provide necessary care for all clients.

  23. In special areas, perform duties as defined on specialized skill-list.

  1.  Perform other assignments and duties as requested.

    * Task which is considered to be an essential function of the job.

    Numbers 5, 8, 9, 11 and 15 are primary functions of the job.




NOTE:  These requirements represent minimum levels in order to perform

the job on a satisfactory basis.  Candidates must have the ability

to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.


  1. Requires basic understanding of specialized area of knowledge normally acquired through attaining a High School diploma (or G.E.D.) plus the successful completion of Nursing Assistant course or equivalent.

  2. Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions is required.

  3. Requires previous hospital experience; hold and maintain current Texas licensure as a CNA; complete and/or meet training, certification required by Buckner and State.

  4. Requires ability to speak, read and write English.

  5. Requires ability to use up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force continuously to move objects and/or people.

  6. Position requires bending, stooping, twisting, turning, reaching, lifting, carrying,   pulling, pushing, climbing, kneeling, walking, and standing over 75% of shift.

  7. Work deals mostly with areas such as client records, medical records, visual inspection involving small details.  Visual work is primarily close to observer.  Depth perception and field of vision (peripheral) are not as critical as the ability to distinguish small details and markings very near to the observer.  Color perception for some tasks is important.

  8. Requires ability to recognize differences in sound, such as voices/noises that are loud and playful instead of angry and combative.

  9. Requires ability to exercise independent judgment under broad certified nursing care guidelines.

  10. Requires proficient ability to instruct residents in health care measures and methods of improving use of medical services.

  11. Requires proficient ability to recognize changes in a resident’s appearance, attitude, and condition.

  12. Requires ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public; ability to meet emotional and physical demands of clients (and to help ensure their dignity) and staff on the unit.

  13. Requires proficient working knowledge of basic health care practices and procedures, including infection control.

  14. Requires proficient working knowledge of use and monitoring of resident restraints as prescribed by physicians.

  15. Commitment to Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally required.

  16. Sufficient good health to properly discharge duties required.  Employees shall not be permitted to work that have infectious disease or skin lesion, for the duration of the communicability.


            NOTE:  These requirements represent minimum levels in order to perform the job on a satisfactory basis.  Candidates must have the ability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.

  1. Self management.  Demonstrate self-control and an ability to manage time and priorities.  Make sound decisions even under pressure.

  2. Communication.  Clearly express ideas, either verbally or in writing, to include but not limited to grammar, organization, and structure. 

  3. Willingness to Learn.  Assimilate and apply new job-related information promptly. 

  4. Ethics & Integrity.  Consistently earn the trust, respect, and confidence of coworkers and customers through consistent honesty, forthrightness and professionalism in all interactions.  Includes meeting commitments and promises.



            NOTE:  These requirements represent minimum levels in order to perform the job on a satisfactory basis.  Candidates must have the ability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.

  1. Team Player.  Work effectively with others in the organization and outside the formal lines of authority (i.e., peers, other units, senior management, and the like) to accomplish organizational goals and to identify and resolve problems.  Includes considering the impact of your decisions on others.  

  2. Critical Thinking.  The ability to actively and skillfully conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and/or evaluate information as a guide to belief and action 

  3. Self-Starter.  Demonstrate initiative to take action to achieve goals beyond what is necessarily called for.  Includes the ability to work in a less structured environment.    

  4. Customer Service Orientation. Make efforts to listen to and understand the customer (both internal and external), anticipate customer needs and give high priority to customer satisfaction. 

  5. Self-Confidence.  Demonstrate initiative, confidence in oneself, resiliency and a willingness to take responsibility for personal actions. Have the courage to voice views that are unpopular

  6. Thoroughness.  The ability to balance an attention to detail with the cost and benefit of doing so. 

  7. Adaptability.  Maintain effectiveness in varying environments, tasks and responsibilities, or with various types of people.  Stay agile in the face of change.

NOTE:  Buckner Retirement Services, Inc. complies with all the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The purpose of Buckner Retirement Services, Inc. job descriptions is to describe the basic function, major responsibilities/tasks and essential functions of each job so that employees can better know what is expected of them.  The description also provides information useful for recruiting, training and performance appraisal.  This document does not create an employment contract, nor does it modify the at-will employment status of all employees.

A job description is not meant to inhibit employee creativity or innovation.  The description will be revised as job responsibilities change materially.


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